Tenant wasn't party to rent freeze order #25738.

Position:RENT OVERCHARGE
 
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Rent-stabilized tenant complained of rent overcharge. The DRO ruled against tenant, who appealed and won. The DHCR ordered landlord to refund $6,080, including triple damages. Tenant sought reconsideration of the DHCR's decision. Tenant now claimed that her rent should have been frozen under a prior DHCR rent reduction order, that landlord had therefore committed fraud, and that the DHCR's default method should be used to set her initial rent. The DHCR ruled against...

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